Biography

Delphine Bardin Pianiste

A native of Tours, Delphine Bardin studied under Paule Grimaldi, and then under Marie-Claude Equoy before entering the National Superior Conservatory of Music in Paris; There, she obtained premier awards for piano, chamber music, vocal accompaniment and piano accompaniment. She then studied with Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Christian Ivaldi in the Conservatory’s “cycle de perfectionnement.”

A laureate of the Yvonne Lefébure Scholarship, and then of the Natexis Popular Bank Foundation Scholarship, she was awarded the Clara Haskil Prize in 1997, in Vevey, Switzerland.

Selected as the "Rising Star” by the Cité de la Musique for the 2001/2002 season, she has performed in France, Swtizerland, Germany, Portugal, Canada, as well as at Carnegie Hall in New York. She has performed with the Cologne Philharmonic, has appeared at Wigmore Hall in London, at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussells, and at the Ruhr Piano Festival, the Mozart-Messiaen Days in Vevey, as well as at the Saint Ursanne Festival…
She was invited to perform in Boston in February 2012 and at Carnegie Weill Hall in New York City, alongside her collaborator, Elsa Grether, as well as to perform at the Aimez-vous Brahms (“Do you like Brahms?”) Festival in Switzerland in 2013.

She occassionally performs with pianist Dana Ciocarli, flautist Sarah Louvion, and cellist Ophélie Gaillard.
A 2009 recipient of the Pro Musicis International Prize, where she appeared with the violinist Elsa Grether, Bardin is passionate about sharing music with children who are sick or disadvantaged.